I am a 4.0 player that could be close to a 4.5. I serve hard and have decent groundies. I am trying to get to the net more as I transition from singles to doubles with age. I play with a babolat pure drive roddick plus which I like, now strung at 48 / 50 lbs. I started stringing my own racquets about 6 years ago. Initially, I used a cheap synthetic gut at high tensions which was ok, but the strings broke very often (about 2-3 hours of play). 3 Years ago I switched to a hybrid of the cheapest babolat poly for the mains and the babolat synthetic for the crosses. I immediately liked the added spin. And the extended life of the strings was fantastic but there was increased tenderness in the elbow before I dropped the tension and I flet like I was missing some touch. As a new reader of this forum I am finding very few of you like the babolat strings (especially the cheap stuff which I formerly bought). I would like to experiment with higher quality strings but I am curious what the seasoned stringer would recomend transitioning to? I definately like the the poly / synthetic hybrid but would like added feel. ANy help you could prvide would be wonderful.